ROME – Those in need of hip and knee care in the Mohawk Valley may not have to travel as far to find a doctor thanks to a new collaboration between Rome Health and Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) .
Rome Health recently announced that a team of four SOS Joint Replacement Surgeons will work with the Rome Health Orthopedic Team at Rome Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, located in Chestnut Commons at 107 East. chestnut street
SOS orthopedic surgeons Stephen P. Bogosian, Max R. Greenky, Kevin A. Kopko and Anthony M. Orio will provide office visits, consultations and surgical services at Rome Health for the convenience of patients. Surgical patients will meet Rome
The health therapy team before surgery to create a rehabilitation plan and schedule their first postoperative appointment.
“What we’re hearing from the community is that they want to receive their care locally,” says Ryan Thompson, chief operating officer at Rome Health. Not all patients have the means or ability to travel out of the region to receive the care they need, he notes, so Rome Health has found a way to bring that care to them.
As a community hospital, Rome Health’s mission is to provide the best possible care to the community it serves, he adds.
“Partnerships really provide that access,” says Thompson. Rome Health has decided to
partnership with SOS because the two organizations have similar philosophies of care, he says. SOS focuses on evidence-based protocols and pathways to better manage pain, minimize the risk of complications, and provide the best patient outcomes.
“We are delighted to welcome SOS here at Rome Health,” President and CEO AnnMarie W. Czyz said in a statement. “Since opening in 1999, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists has been a leading name in providing comprehensive orthopedic care.”
Bogosian, who served four years in the military, earned a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He received postgraduate training in California, New
York and Massachusetts, including a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at New England Baptist Hospital.
Greenky completed a Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Duke University’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery and completed his residency and internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he was named Academic Chief Resident in 2019. He received his medical degree from Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Kopko received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and completed an orthopedic residency at Stony Brook University Hospital. He completed a Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Orthopedic Surgery Combined Program in Boston.
Orio is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases and Insall Scott Kelly Institute. He was the administrative chief resident while completing his residency at Boston University. Orio received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Rome Health, a not-for-profit health care system, provides services ranging from primary and specialty care to long-term care. It is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Health and a clinical site affiliated with New York Medical College.